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UK Carrier Strike: Lightning Force at Sea

The UK Lightning Force has embarked on what is arguably its most important mission to date, taking a meaningful complement of F-35Bs to the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

ICYMI: The final days of Tucano

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with No 72 Squadron during the final days of the Tucano T1.

US Air Force actively studying options for divesting older platforms

The US Air Force (USAF) wants to save up to $30 billion by retiring expensive-to-maintain older aircraft.

HH-60W production approved

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

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RED HAWK: SOLVING THE PILOT CRISIS

The US Air Force is evaluating how the Boeing/ Saab T-7A Red Hawk program could be accelerated

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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

UK Lightning Force departs for HMS Queen Elizabeth

THE FIRST UK F-35B Lightnings have departed their home base of RAF Marham, Norfolk, to return to the US for operational testing with the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

Nighthawk Lives On! - EXCLUSIVE Video

The jet black F-117 Nighthawk — clandestine hero of 'Desert Storm' — was officially retired in 2008. This incredible video proves that some of these aircraft still remain in service today.

The ULTIMATE A-10!

Just five years ago, the US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet looked to be dead and buried. But it's now found a new lease of life in US Air Force campaigns across the Middle East!

‘Bleed Blue!’

Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, visits RAF Lakenheath for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the 492nd Fighter Squadron.